The Business Studies honors course covers a variety of subject areas to ensure the graduates will have the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a number of sectors. Modules within this course are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which means on successful completion of the degree they can receive a CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Management and Leadership. This qualification is embedded into their course so it will require no additional work. As they study they will also become an affiliate member of CMI, giving them access to a range of knowledge and support services from CMI to enhance their learning and boost their employability prospects. Recent studies have found that 75% of employers believe that graduates should pursue professional qualifications such as CMI as evidence of practical skills, so studying the Business Studies course will give them a head start.